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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 154

    A CORAL AND TURQUOISE INLAID OTTOMAN DAGGER, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY

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    A CORAL AND TURQUOISE INLAID OTTOMAN DAGGER, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
    The polished steel blade of straight form with central groove and incised lines either side, damascened with makers name and date 1128AH/1715AD, the hilt of typical form set with coral and turquoise stones, the scabbard with fish-scale design to centre and reverse, similarly set with coral and turquoise and terminating in a dragon head - 21in (53.2cm)


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